Driverless Trucks: Science fiction or just a matter of time?

According to Ti’s latest industry report, there are a number of emerging trends which are likely to have an impact on the fortunes of the European Road Freight sector including not only  technological improvements but also political, legislative and environmental developments. One such development is the rate at which driverless trucks are becoming a reality.…

European Road Freight Rates: The Cost to Supply Economic Growth

European road freight rates can provide us with many clues about wider economic prosperity. The fortunes of those operating in the European road freight industry are strongly linked to economic growth and, in particular, the success, or lack thereof, of the region’s retailers and manufacturers. Indeed, research undertaken here at Ti for our latest European…

Logistics: Back to another New Normal?

2011 was a memorable year for a few reasons. The Arab Spring began, a Prince got married and, perhaps most significantly, the global economy supposedly returned to some sense of normality following the turbulence of the 2008 recession. Yes 2011 was an optimistic time and the feeling that better things were to come extended to…